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Hubris

An arrogance due to excessive pride and an insolence toward others. A classic character flaw of a trader or investor.
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This lifestyle is the mark, in fact, of their low status and threat to the polis; these women were not said to have acted like a Coisyra, but to have acted hubristically. (56) The proverbial associations of Coisyra with luxury and tyranny, however, seem to have extended well into the fourth century.
Hubristically, it announced some months ago that it intended to print a new currency.
Also stemming from the principle of respecting nature, the obligation to act within the limits of human understanding of nature can be identified in the story: the BC government and the logging industry acted hubristically, taking whatever they wanted from nature, but negative consequences followed.
But, amazingly, it was a flagrant partisanship that he opted for arrogantly and hubristically to administer his civil strife-torn country.
(266) The theory's name was tongue-incheek, as its gist was that financial turmoil occurs when market actors hubristically assume that "financial crises are things that happen to other people in other countries at other times....
To take Dawkins and Geller as examples, one can therefore argue that either they have failed to realise the existential implications of their commitments, or that they have hubristically supposed that they can cope with them, when, in fact, they cannot.
(hubristically) that once the Court of Chancery has decided
perhaps hubristically, that their impact as amici may be
The section on Milton is memorable, especially for its defense of Milton against the charge that he hubristically over-reached his theological brief by attempting to supplement Scripture with his own poetry.
I'd prefer regulation to try to prevent behaviors that may lead to bubbles rather than leave it up to central bankers to hubristically decide when the bubble exists, how much is enough to pop it, and whether they have the guts to do it.
Before targeting the national culture and language of France (or Brazil, or South Korea, or any other national identity for that matter), we should first concentrate on retreating from the familiarity of national culture in which we are immersed and one that hubristically embraces certainty.
But hubristically, Clr Khan would like us to think otherwise.